Mother Jones Radio 06-02-12: A Diplomatic Solution to Iran's Nuclear Ambitions
What's the real story on Iran's nuclear ambitions? Former United Nations weapons inspector David Albright takes the threat very seriously. "How many countries are going to fall on their sword to get a nuclear power plant?" he asks. However, Albright also says there's still time for a solution based on diplomacy rather than military intervention. Plus, your occasional sleepless nights have become a jackpot for drug companies. The past year has seen a boom in marketing for sleeping pill advertisements. Linda Marsa tells us why. Also, the Center for American Progress reacts to the Pentagon's just-released long-term military defense plan. Lawrence Korb offers the CAP's alternative, progressive plan. Finally, historian Gar Alperovitz tells us why he thinks "another world is possible." He explains how progressives can build a better future, suggesting a "populist commonwealth alternative to both socialism and capitalism.